Please have the following information on hand before you begin to fill out this application:

  • The name & phone number of your current vet (if you have one) and/or any previous vets.
  • The name & phone number of two personal references (people not living in your home and not related to each other).

About You

About Your Household

If you rent your home, you will need to provide a copy of your rental or lease agreement with landlord name and telephone number with the application. Journey Home GSD Rescue contacts all landlords to verify pet policies.
(only answer this if your yard is fenced)
Please provide the first name and the age of each person living in your home.
Please provide the first name and age of frequent visitors (or those that visit 1 or more times a week).
If there are children in or visiting your home, how will you educate and train the children in appropriate ways to treat and interact with a dog?
Examples: health, family, professional, financial, or planned circumstances, such as a new baby, plans to move, etc.,
(Answer this only if you answered "yes" to the question above.)
Include the following: Name, breed, gender, age, altered, how long did you own the pet, and if the pet is not living please explain their cause of death.
Include the following: 1) Name, 2) breed, 3) gender, 4) age, 5) neutered/spayed If no pets live with you, type "none"
Have you ever lost a pet, had one disappear, or die at an early age, such as dogs dying before age 10? If so, please explain.

General Information


(Please notify your vet that we will be contacting them and give the office permission to release your records to us.)

Your Ideal Dog

(check all that apply)
(check all that apply)
(i.e. protective, active, playful, friendly, good with kids, calm)

Personal References

Please provide the name, phone number, and your connection to each reference. Personal references cannot be people living in your home and cannot be related to each other.

Final Step

Thank you for filling out our adoption form. Please use the box below to let us know that you are a real person (and not a robot) and then click on the "Submit your application" button. That's all!
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